Our Throwback Thursday song today is Don Williams’ “Lord, I Hope This Day is Good,” which was written by Dave Hanner. The song was released in November 1981 as the third single from Don’s album “Especially for You,” and his twelfth No. 1 song on the country chart. ... read more!
Vegas goes Country is on a roll. On Thursday, the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards™ celebrations officially kicked off with a Press Conference with this year’s hosts Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, followed by a Dice Rollout in front of the T-Mobile Arena with the show’s producers and executives Barry Adelman, Executive Producer; R.A. Clark, Executive Producer; Pete Fisher, CEO of the Academy of Country Music; and Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President, CBS Specials, Music and Live Events. ... read more!
Dierks Bentley, Cam, Brandy Clark and Dean Dillon are making special appearances at one of the coolest events during “The Week Vegas Goes Country.” The ACM Party for a Cause Songwriter Showcase will take the stage at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort and feature performances from some of country’s biggest hitmakers. ... read more!
This Riverfront stage is just a step away from the ‘BIG SHOW” but actually my favorite. The CMA’s announced the list of performers for the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage with an amazing all-star lineup of many familiar talent and some new names that are on the rise. ... read more!
Country fans…..you are going to LOVE this. According to musicrow.com A Don Williams tribute project, “Gentle Giants: The Songs of Don Williams,” has been assembled and produced by Williams ‘ longtime producer and friend Garth Fundis. The new project will feature an all-star lineup of some GREAT artists including Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Brandy Clark, Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires, Alison Krauss, Lady Antebellum, Keb’ Mo’, Pistol Annies, John Prine, Chris and Morgane Stapleton and Trisha Yearwood! ... read more!
The anticipation for Grammy nominations has become a spectacular event. Well at least that is how I view it. With the list of Country nods today and a big presence of female artists it’s safe to say the genre IS recognized. Maren Morris led all Country artists with four Grammy nominations, including Country Album (“Hero”), Country Solo Performance, and Best Country Song (“My Church”). Maren and Kelsea Ballerini are included in the overall Best New Artist category, competing with The Chainsmokers. Chance The Rapper and Anderson. Paak. (I am officially lost with those artists) ... read more!